Own a Piece of the Teak Deck of the Battleship

The Battleship New Jersey needs your support now more than ever. Please consider buying something from the Ship’s Store. Today’s featured items are Battleship Teak Deck Pieces. Own a small piece of the Big J! As you may already know, we are in the process of restoring Battleship New Jerseys Teak Deck. In this process … Continued

Building History Kids’ Activity: Make a Catapult!

In today’s (3/22) kids activity, Building History, presented by Lockheed Martin project, we’re making catapults! The World War II era float planes on the ship were launched by catapult; want to learn more about the ship’s aircraft? https://youtu.be/bfM8BjdMG9U To protect guests, volunteers, and staff from COVID-19, the Battleship will close for tours until further notice. … Continued

Ship Happens T-Shirts

The Battleship New Jersey needs your support now more than ever. Please consider buying something form the Ship’s Store. Today’s featured item from the ship’s store is our Ship Happens T-Shirt. Made in the USA of 100% preshrunk cotton. This T-Shirt has a screen printed a silhouette of USS New Jersey (BB-62) on the front, … Continued

Kids Can Create Their Own Battleship Game

Today’s (Sat., Mar. 21) Building History kids activity, presented by Lockheed Martin, is Battleship the Game! The paper version of battleship has been around a long time, its an easy game to play with few resources needed. The plastic toy version of battleship dates back to 1967 when the Navy was bringing battleship New Jersey … Continued

Friday, March 20’s The War at Home YouTube Episode

In today’s episode of The War at Home, our curatorial staff is on board the ship, we are talking specifically about the Captain’s spaces on board. This episode will premiere at 1:00 and out staff will be on hand to answer your questions! https://youtu.be/xnUIXuBuqk4

Fly a Flag Over the Big J on the Date You Want!

Did you know the Battleship can fly an American flag over the ship on the day that you want? Order an American Flag to fly over the Battleship on the ship’s website — https://www.battleshipnewjersey.org/product-category/flown-flag/ –and then email events@battleshipnewjersey.org and request the date that you want a flag flown. The Flag will be flown on the … Continued

Help The Battleship and Buy a Flag Flown Over the Ship

Purchase an American Flag to fly over the Battleship and help the Battleship New Jersey, a non-profit museum and memorial, which is closed due to the coronavirus threat. The Flag will be flown on the ship’s main mast, folded and sent to the buyer, along with a Certificate of Authenticity.. We’ll fly a 4’x6′ flag … Continued

Today’s The War at Home: Captain’s Spaces

In today’s (3/20/20) episode of The War at Home, our curatorial staff is on board the ship, we are talking specifically about the Captain’s spaces on board. This episode will premiere at 1:00 and out staff will be on hand to answer your questions! https://youtu.be/xnUIXuBuqk4

Kids Activity: Create a Submarine

Today’s Kids Activity: Did you know that the newest USS New Jersey is a submarine? How to create a submarine: 1. Gather materials: Paper clips, beads, string, styrofoam, scissors, tape, aluminum foil, transparent bin, water 2. Fill a transparent tank with water 3. Cut out modest pieces of styrofoam; styrofoam can be obtained from coffee … Continued

Own a Battleship Zippo Lighter

The Battleship New Jersey needs your support now more than ever. Please consider buying something from the Ship’s Store. Today’s featured items from the ship’s store are our reproduction Zippo lighters. The USS New Jersey “Firepower for Freedom” Zippo Lighter is a copy of one that was sold in the Ship’s Store during the Battleship … Continued